Auction 137, Lot 616

"Lithuania", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Eastern Europe - Lithuania & Belarus

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.5 inches
18.5 x 14 cm

Charming small map covering the region of Lithuania and present-day Belarus. Finely engraved to show cities, villages, rivers and forests and decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: B+

Some unobtrusive soiling in bottom-right corner. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/14/2011

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